Plaza Pantry Celebrates 30 Years In Ojai

Plaza Pantry owner Beryl Tognazzini first came to Ojai in 1958 to visit relatives. And though she has traveled extensively throughout the years, Tognazzini’s shop, which specializes in English goods, has remained firmly planted in Ojai. Plaza Pantry celebrates 30 years in business on Jan. 21, a milestone the shop will commemorate with an open house — complete with drinks and snacks — from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Originally a schoolteacher, Tognazzini eventually moved on to catering. Decades ago, as the expansion of businesses around the arcade and the construction of new buildings created a demand for a lunch spot for locals, Tognazzini’s friends suggested she fill this

Register to read more ...